FC4 slimfast slimfest

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at redhat.com
Tue Feb 22 21:33:01 UTC 2005

On Feb 22, 2005, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:

> Alexandre Oliva (aoliva at redhat.com) said: 
>> The point that OOo is a very big download offsets the higher costs of
>> bandwidth and slower network connections in most of the world, so you
>> can get an idea of how inconvenient it can be for most of the world to
>> get to extras if it's not available in CDs like the core of the
>> distro.

> Except... Core isn't available on CDs, except from third parties. I
> don't see a reason why Extras couldn't have ISOs made from it
> by those same third parties.

Third parties get the core isos from us.  And they can't label it
Fedora if it's not our ISOs.  How could they take Fedora Extras and
label it as such, especially if it's not the entire collection?

Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva@{redhat.com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva@{lsd.ic.unicamp.br, gnu.org}

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